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Evo-auction is an evolutionary software from BCN built for successful auction houses, powered by Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central.
Powered by Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, evo-auction is a suite of front and back-end management tools which seamlessly integrate to create a feature-rich software solution for use in auction houses.
Evo-auction has been designed to provide a seamless and cost effective, front and back-end content management integration for auction houses.
Reducing errors, speeding up processes and providing full reporting of auctions with full integration, evo-auction creates a truly unrivalled user experience.
Based on the Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central accounts package this auction software integrates all the standard award-winning accounting features to meet the requirements of auction houses. Everything a successful auction house needs in one package.
Click the links below to access our practical step-by-step descriptions on how to use the evo-auction application. Some of the examples may feature screen layouts which may appear different to your system due to customisation or restricted access permission to parts of your system.
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As the auction industry continues to evolve, greater emphasis is placed on the need for flexibility, visibility, and up-to-the-minute communications. Making greater use of emerging technologies, evo-auction has rich functionality, allowing auction houses to deliver customer experience excellence.
Evo-auction allows users to see first-hand how auctions are performing, how profitable their auctions are, buying trends, and much more. See the full list of evo-auction functionality below.
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Seamlessly integrate into your website to enhance your customer experience and streamline your internal processes, with a straight-forward, intuitive buyer/seller experience.
This powerful tool is the new driving force to build brand awareness and support your growth plans.
Easily manage your inventory by utilising receipts to record all product information. Create lines to record, and tag with product descriptions, category, estimates, reserve, as well as custom fields.
What is Barcoding Integration?
Barcoding is an effective inventory management technique that involves labelling incoming stock with barcodes for easier tracking and control. With evo-auction, you can easily monitor the movements of your inventory and streamline your warehouse operations. Barcoding can also be used for lotting up, ensuring accurate collections control, and improving supply chain management.
This significantly reduces human error, minimizes manual counting and stock checks, and increases accuracy and efficiency in inventory management. Overall, barcoding is an effective way to optimize your operations and enhance your business productivity.
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Streamline the auction process by seamlessly integrating with your live bidding platform so your auction results are automatically imported, saving your back-office team hours of time on the day of the auction.
Based on Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central accounting software, Advanced Accounts System will eliminate the need for double entry of transactions in separate systems, increasing efficiency and reducing errors.
Photos are integral to online actions but can be time-consuming. With Advanced Photo Management, you get an intuitive, automatic photo management solution enabling you to focus more time on auction preparation.
Everything you need to know about your customers, at your fingertips. Our customer focused CRM system will help achieve customer service excellence, with both at a glance and in-depth functionalities taking your business to the next level.
‘Know your customer’ (KYC) screening will verify the identity of your customers and assess any potential risks, such as non-payment. Assisting in mandatory AML compliance whilst still adhering to GDPR requirements.
Whether it’s pre-auction, on the day, or post-auction, our Auction Activities organisational tools will help your auction house get ahead of the curve, remain efficient and maintain smooth operational control.
Achieve customer experience excellence with a well-managed condition report system, ensuring all requests are promptly addressed and that item condition is documented for future reference.
Simplify the process of submitting requests for customers via your website, with the option to upload images and descriptions. Process requests quickly and appropriately and get a view of all outstanding valuations.
Adopt efficient telephone and commission bidding processes with our Bids Management tool, give your business the power to deliver a large number of auctions and lots each year with ease.
Automatic layered introductory commission calculations and reports. Our tool has been created to make setting the introductory commission rate as flexible and easy as possible.
Simplify the process of calculating payable ARR by adding the amount to the relevant item invoice, saving you time, and streamlining your invoicing process.
Evo-auction integrates with DocuSign allowing you to sign, send and manage documentation digitally, in a secure, trusted, and legal way. Features include receipt management, signing and sending documents, and tracking and storing documents.
A built-in collections module allows you to register buyers’ collections. Easily track when articles were collected and who by, simplifying inventory management for both vendor and buyers.
Efficiently handle the charges of both vendors and buyers, whilst taking into account customer location and status for correct VAT calculation. Charges are automatically added to invoices, eliminating the need for manual calculations, ensuring seamless payment processing.
Functionality & capabilities
Auction houses can benefit from the rich functionality, capabilities and integrations that come with the evo-auction product suite, connecting to all parts of your business operations. Here are three core benefits that auction houses will get from investing in evo-auction.
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The fully integrated processes provided by evo-auction take care of end-to-end auction activities, delivering speed and efficiency through the heart of operations. Having access to auction progress in real-time gives users' full transparency across the business, delivering exceptional customer experiences and financial insight.
Evo-auction provides a powerful solution for underpinning auction operations, providing a flexible and scalable platform with scope to utilise and implement additional and new capabilities as operations grow.
Evo-auction reduces overheads, saving time and valuable resources to deliver streamlined operations, increased efficiencies and an optimal customer experience. Our teams have evolved evo-auction's user interface to optimise usability and user-experience.
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Customer success stories
William’s auction is based in Cheshire with over 40 years of specialist knowledge in the construction industry. They deliver unreserved auctions of Heavy Plant, Machinery, Agricultural, Construction Equipment and Vehicles. BCN made data & digital transformation work for them in a revolutionary way.
Why work with bcn?
BCN’s industry and software experts alongside our customer focus groups have developed the most feature-rich business management application for the sucessful auction houses, powered by Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central. Our people and partnerships, end-to-end capabilities and experience make BCN the go-to-provider for ERP solutions.
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Our growing team have industry recognised accreditations and expertise from our leading in-house academy. We’re always one-step ahead, providing our staff with the latest in technical and business operations training and support.
Our customers remain partnered with BCN within the crowed managed service market. Our leading services, expertise, and people make us the go to provider for long-term managed it support services
We are the ongoing partners with over 1200 businesses across the UK and abroad, trusted to deliver leading IT support and digital transformation solutions for all aspects of their operations.
Yes, it can be layered by auction type, date or category.
Yes, the system uses a simple Dealer Margin Scheme module, not global.
Yes, being based on Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central provides access to all the functionality you would expect from modern ERP system. VAT return submissions can be done directly through evo-auction, saving you time and eliminating the margin for possible error.
Within the setup you can define what is included in Break-even calculation, such as Buyer’s Premium, Vendor Commission, Discretion and Introductory Commission.
Yes, in parts of the system. For example, in Collections you can use a tablet to capture electronic signatures, which will be stored against document.
Yes, labels from Parcel Force, Royal Mail and DHL are available as standard.
Yes, when you look at the bigger picture, you save on staffing costs through efficiencies, no need to purchase additional accounting software and more.
Yes. Unlike other auction software it is not one size fits all, we are highly customisable.